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50 BEST NURSERY IDEAS TO GET INSPIRED IN 2023

Let these 50 best nursery ideas inspire you to pack your baby's room with major style.

When it comes to decorating a nursery, there's quite a lot to think about. The nursery furniture, lighting, layout, paint colors and more. And, whether or not the nursery is well designed and well organized can really make a big difference on how functional the space is.

We culled through countless nursery designs to bring you these 50 best nursery ideas to inspire your nursery design project. The following gorgeous nursery ideas comes from inspiring homes around the world that were brought to life from parents just like you.

 50 best nursery ideas

Let these 50 best nursery ideas inspire you to pack your baby's room with major style.


50 BEST NURSERY IDEAS FOR A BEAUTIFUL BABY ROOM DESIGN


1. LAYER UP THE TEXTILES

The main thing you want from your nursery décor is for it to create a comfy and cozy space. The easiest way to achieve this is to layer up the textures.

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2. WORK WITH BOUCLE, WOOLS AND LINENS

Incorporating bouclé into the nursery design makes a statement and adds a fashionable note to the space. Here the boucle nursery chair and ottoman with their curves adds softness, a fashionable note and makes a statement.

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3. DECORATE WITH WARM NEUTRALS

Decorate the nursery with warm neutrals to create a space that's cozy and warm. Try warm rich colors such as BM Swiss Coffee or go with a gorgeous taupe shade.

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4. MAKING A SPLASH with rich hues

While we' love our neutrals, there's something alluring about a nursery decorated with rich bold colors. 

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5.PACK a small nursery WITH STYLE

Sometimes the best things really do come in small packages—even when it comes to nurseries. Though this nursery is small- it has style, function and personality.

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6. CHOOSE VINTAGE

Add vintage pieces to your nursery design to  connect to the past, tell a story, and create a sense of history.

2022 nursery trends | more vintage

7. PAINT THE NURSERY FURNITURE

Painting furniture such as the nursery dresser lets you customize the look and add a pop of color to the nursery. 

8. splurge on WINDOW TREATMENTS

Splurge on the window treatments for the baby's room because they are the finishing touch to your  nursery design – the final piece that completes the space.

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9.go with a COHESIVE COLOR SCHEME

Create a calm nursery vibe by choosing a cohesive color palette and sticking to it when picking nursery décor for the nursery,

2022 nursery paint colors

10. PERSONALIZE THE NURSERY

Don't be afraid to bring in nursery décor such  as name signs, to give your baby's room personality and make it feel unique.

2022 nursery paint color trends- clary sage

11. go with nursery WALL DECALS

Wall decals can be a quick and cheap way to bring in the right colors and patterns. The arch decal in this nursery dictates the rest of the nursery design.

wall decals nursery

12. opt for an ACCENT WALL

If you're looking for a budget-friendly way to make a big impact in the nursery, an accent wall is the way to go.

statement wall nursery

13. add STYLISH STORAGE

Nursery storage is a must when designing a nursery. Add stylish nursery storage solutions for books, blankets, swaddles and toys.

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14. incorporate BABY CLOTHES storage solutions

No closet in the nursery? Create a functional and beautiful spot to store baby's clothes using shelves, rods, dressers or bring in a rack.

clothes storage solutions nursery

15.try a DARKER COLOR

Darker tones can look beautiful and create drama on the nursery walls, especially if there is plenty of lighting. 

dark nursery walls

16. choose a monochrome look

Decorate the nursery with different shades of the same color as in this nursery design. Adding different textures keeps the color from falling flat.

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17. create a NURSERY nook

It's possible to create a beautiful and functional  nursery nook in the master bedroom if you lack space for a separate space in your home.

best nursery ideas nursery nook in master bedroom

18.add SOMETHING BLACK

Every room needs something black and the black crib in this nursery helps anchor the space.

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19.bring NATURAL MATERIALS

When deciding on nursery décor ideas, it's worth it to consider going with natural materials to give the nursery a soothing vibe and an organic feel.

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20. PLAY WITH CONTRAST

The black and white contrast in this nursery creates depth and is rather refreshing to look at.

play with contrast

21.PICK AUBERGINE NURSERY COLORS

One of the biggest paint color trends -aubergine paint  oozes luxury when used in nursery designs. This nursery is painted in Farrow and Ball Brinjal-a majestic shade!

2022 nursery paint color trends-brinjal

22. diy FLUTED FURNITURE

Fluted furniture is one of the hottest decor trends of the moment and a great DIY Ikea Hack to try.

ikea dresser hack for the nursery

23. CHOOSE SHADES OF GREEN

For 2022, green hues are going to be popular from dark greens, like emerald to lighter shades, like sage. 

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24.PAINT SCALLOPS

We've seen scallops adorn nursery designs and it's a charming DIY trend that's going to continue.

best nursery ideas scallops

25.GO FOR RAINBOWS

Whether it's rainbow decals, paintings or multi colored shiplap-we just can't seem to get enough of it.

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26.TRY WAINSCOTTING

A wainscoting accent wall adds texture and interest to the nursery walls as in this gorgeous nursery design.

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27. HANG WALLPAPER

Wallpaper is a great way to add color, pattern and interest to the nursery walls.

wallpaper in the nursery

28.THINK MOODY VIBES

Go with a dark wallpaper design or deep hues to give the nursery a cocoon like feel-so dreamy!

dark wallpaper or dreamy hues

29. UPGRADE THE NURSERY CLOSET

Upgrade the nursery closet to make the most out of even the tiniest space by adding shelves, rods, bins and baskets.

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30. EXPLORE BOOK STORAGE

Don't forget to incorporate book storage solutions in the nursery because it's never too early to start baby's first library.

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31.ADD STORAGE FOR HAIR ACCESSORIES

To prevent the nursery from getting overwhelmed by baby's headbands and bows-consider incorporating storage solutions specifically for hair accessories.

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32. hang a PEGBOARD

When it comes to nursery organization, you can't go wrong with incorporating a pegboard to store diapering essentials and more.

baby's room organization

33. get BASKETS AND BINS

Baskets and bins make it easy and affordable to get the nursery organized. Use them to store toys, books, blankets or even swaddles.

ways to organize swaddles in the nursery

34.ORGANIZE the NURSERY DRESSER

The nursery dresser is one of the key pieces of furniture in the nursery. Make sure to use drawer organizers and labels to keep the drawers organized.

small nursery closet

35. install SHELVES 

Turn to nursery shelves (and rods) to give you more storage and add interest to the nursery walls.

organizing a small nursery

36.bring GREENERY

Add greenery to the nursery to breathe life into the space. 

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37. lay RUGS

A rug or layered rugs can help anchor the space while adding another layer of color and pattern to the nursery.

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38. embrace CURVES

In this nursery, the oval crib adds flow to the design and is pleasing to the eye. 

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39. incorporate BUILT-INs

Built-in bookcases add character and coziness to the nursery while elevating the design. 

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40. hang WALL ART

Wall art is a must for nursery designs. It instantly  adds interest and personality to the nursery.

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41.layer nursery LIGHTING

Pull the nursery design together with a gorgeous  overhead fixture and layer the lighting with lamps and wall light fixtures.

nursery ideas- light fixtures

42. add BLANKETS AND THROW PILLOWS

Blankets and throw pillows are an easy way to introduce texture and color into the nursery without going overboard. Keep in mind though these items should never be placed in the crib when baby's in it.

blankets and throw pillows to add texture and color to the nursery

43.use MIRRORS

Mirrors are a great addition to a nursery design to bounce more light and make a small nursery space look bigger.

mirrors in a nursery

44. paint a MURAL

Uplift the nursery design by painting a mural in the baby's room. In this gorgeous boy's nursery-the mural makes quite the impact.

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45.add NURSERY QUOTES

A meaningful quote or saying makes all the difference in this beautiful nursery. 

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46. bring in an ARMOIRE

By bringing in an armoire into the nursery you get to store baby's clothes when you don't have a nursery closet. And, it adds so much charm to the nursery.

how to organize baby clothes without a closet

47. go with TWO TONE WALLS

The nursery paint colors help create the vibe you desire in the baby's room. But why settle for one color, when you can create a gorgeous two tone backdrop?

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48.pick MODERN SLATs

Add dimension and interest to the nursery walls with a DIY Slat wall that makes a stunning backdrop.

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49. PLAY UP THE CELING

Whether it's just a coat of fresh paint or some sort of paneling details-paying attention to the ceiling, extends the eyes up and makes for a cozy nursery. 

ceiling details in the nursery

50.add LUXE TOUCHES

Don't forget to add a few luxe touches to tie the nursery together and make the space truly feel special. Whether it's a beautiful vase, a throw or family photos-these tiny details can make a big impact.

luxe touches in the nursery

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